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World Food Programme making a difference in Horn of Africa (video)

October 18, 2011

One of the worst droughts in memory is raising the specter of famine once again in the Horn of Africa. The World Food Programme is rushing humanitarian aid to nearly 8 million people in places like Somalia and Ethiopia. This time, the WFP’s Josette Sheeran says, the food aid appears to be gaining a foothold in preventing the nearly 1 million deaths from starvation that occurred in the region in the 1980s.

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